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416 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, McKay praises Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del doctor Valmy and recommends it as part of an undergraduate curriculum. Buero Vallejo's nineteenth performed w... Read more
4,014 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Pennington focuses on the character of Mary to show that Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del doctor Valmy indicts patriarchal society in addition to political torture.... Read more
6,317 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses Buero Vallejo's relationship with Franco-era censors by tracing the author's use of José Mariano de Larra in La detonación. Many of... Read more
7,514 words, approx. 26 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses Buero Vallejo's techniques for exposing the human condition in his La Fundación and other plays. From En la ardiente oscuridad (1950) to La Funda... Read more
6,133 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following essay, Halsey analyzes how Buero Vallejo portrays Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy in his plays written in the 1970s and 1980s. Ricardo Doménech has dem... Read more
4,845 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Pennington analyzes Buero Vallejo's use of art and music in Diálogo secreto, and asserts, “The art and music interpolated into the imagery of the drama bet... Read more
4,662 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Gabriele discusses the themes of life and death in Buero Vallejo's En la ardiente oscuridad. Out of the very love one bears to life one should wish death to be free, del... Read more
689 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Compitello praises the English versions of Buero Vallejo's Las meninas and Hoy es fiesta. As Hispanists we tend to take for granted Antonio Buero Vallejo's right... Read more
5,652 words, approx. 19 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses four of Buero Vallejo's plays from the late 1970s and 1980s, asserting their prominence as tragedies of personal and social impasse. Paramount in Buero&... Read more
959 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Thompson lauds Johnson's critical guide to Buero Vallejo's El concierto de San Ovidio and his translation of the dramatist's La detonación. The mos... Read more
7,328 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Macklin traces how the private and political intersect to create the tragedy in Buero Vallejo's Jueces en la noche. Jueces en la noche (1979)1 may not be one of Buero Va... Read more
4,617 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Aggor uses a psychoanalytical approach to deconstruct El padre's madness in Buero Vallejo's El tragaluz. Un estudio riguroso de la locura en El tragaluz de Antoni... Read more
5,397 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, Gabriele studies the protagonists from Buero Vallejo's El concierto de San Ovidio, La Fundación, and Diálogo secreto and concludes, “Exploring his p... Read more
7,215 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Thompson compares the stage production of Buero Vallejo's Un soñador para un pueblo to its film adaptation Esquilache. Film has always been an intertextually prom... Read more
627 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Aggor praises Michael Thompson's translation of Buero Vallejo's Un soñador para un pueblo. Any serious project undertaken to advance accessibility to and ... Read more
4,379 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Halsey traces Buero Vallejo's use of music in Lázaro en el laberinto and Música cercana. Aesthetic beauty provides hints about inner meanings that discursi... Read more
6,495 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Ridley presents three representations of the character Leocadia in Buero Vallejo's El sueño de la razón. As the character who holds the key to Francisco de... Read more
823 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following essay, Halsey lauds Barry Jordan's analysis of Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del Doctor Valmy. Jordan's edition [of Buero Vallejo's La doble historia d... Read more
1,151 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following essay, Lott finds similarities between Buero Vallejo's and Henrik Ibsen's treatment of family tension and bickering in their work. When Antonio Buero Vallejo's La... Read more
5,959 words, approx. 20 pages
In the following essay, Lott defines Buero Vallejo's term “functional flexibility” in relation to his work and attempts to classify the playwright's dramatic oeuvre. Antoni... Read more
3,885 words, approx. 13 pages
In the following essay, Nicholas considers the intrinsic artistic merit of Un soñador para un pueblo and Las Meninas, asserting that Buero Vallejo was “attempting to approximate, in the ... Read more
3,513 words, approx. 12 pages
In the following essay, Giuliano discusses how Buero Vallejo's male and female characters exemplify the underlying thematic concerns of his plays. The underlying theme of Buero Vallejo's... Read more
4,079 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Brown explores the function of mentally ill characters in four of Buero Vallejo's plays. Eloy, in Mito; Goya, in El sueño de la razón; Irene, in Irene o el... Read more
4,705 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Giuliano traces the critical reaction to Buero Vallejo's career and attempts to revive the dramatist's reputation. Today's heroes are sometimes tomorrow&#x... Read more
2,420 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following essay, Molina compares the relationship of truth and compassion in Aventura en lo gris and Thierry Maulnier's La maison de la nuit. The central theme of both Buero Vallejo�... Read more
2,125 words, approx. 8 pages
In the following essay, Moore examines the portrayal of mistresses and wives in several Buero Vallejo plays. Anyone acquainted with Antonio Buero Vallejo as man or dramatist knows that he is a highly ... Read more
4,951 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Podol considers the relationship between the stage settings and the portrayal of reality in La fundación and Griselda Gámbaro's Las paredes. In his introdu... Read more
4,692 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Rogers finds parallels between the female protagonists of La tejedora de sueños and Antonio Gala's Anillos para una dama, asserting that both women “experi... Read more
5,378 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, Gabriel investigates psychological aspects of El concierto de San Ovidio, La Fundación, and Diálogo secreto and explores the implication of these elements for Bue... Read more
4,806 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Anderson considers Buero Vallejo's ideas about tragedy and applies them to En la ardiente oscuridad. En la ardiente oscuridad first reached the stage in 1950, though it ... Read more
1,337 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following essay, Pennington investigates the significance of music in El concierto de San Ovidio. As El concierto de San Ovidio concludes, an actor playing the role of Valentín Haü... Read more
6,195 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following essay, Casa analyzes the sociopolitical significance of El tragaluz, contending that it was the first Spanish play to explore the moral consequences of the Spanish Civil War. Buero Va... Read more
11,516 words, approx. 39 pages
In the following essay, Kronik provides a thematic and stylistic analysis of El tragaluz and views the play as the culmination of Buero Vallejo's dramatic work. In El tragaluz, Buero Vallejo ad... Read more
3,038 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following essay, Friis offers a stylistic and thematic analysis of El Tragaluz, focusing on Buero Vallejo's use of mimesis in the play. The Platonic conception of mimesis as the depictio... Read more
4,441 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Aggor provides a psychoanalytic interpretation of El Tragaluz. Michel Foucault, in Maladie mentale et psychologie, makes an important, contribution to the understanding of ment... Read more
4,014 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Pennington provides an interpretation of La doble historia del Doctor Valmy from a feminist perspective, perceiving the play as a scathing indictment of a repressive patriarchy... Read more
5,191 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, Herzberger maintains that the artistic metaphor in El sueño de la razón is the key to fully understanding the structural and thematic unity of the play. Francisco... Read more
573 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Holden provides a mixed assessment of the 1989 New York City production of The Foundation. In the opening scene of Antonio Buero-Vallejo's play The Foundation, Thomas (... Read more
7,343 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Macklin considers the political nature of Jueces en la noche, contending that “the play's exploration of problems confronting the collectivity is firmly rooted in... Read more
416 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, McKay praises Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del doctor Valmy and recommends it as part of an undergraduate curriculum. Buero Vallejo's nineteenth performed w... Read more
959 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Thompson lauds Johnson's critical guide to Buero Vallejo's El concierto de San Ovidio and his translation of the dramatist's La detonación. The mos... Read more
7,328 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Macklin traces how the private and political intersect to create the tragedy in Buero Vallejo's Jueces en la noche. Jueces en la noche (1979)1 may not be one of Buero Va... Read more
4,617 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Aggor uses a psychoanalytical approach to deconstruct El padre's madness in Buero Vallejo's El tragaluz. Un estudio riguroso de la locura en El tragaluz de Antoni... Read more
5,397 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, Gabriele studies the protagonists from Buero Vallejo's El concierto de San Ovidio, La Fundación, and Diálogo secreto and concludes, “Exploring his p... Read more
7,197 words, approx. 24 pages
In the following essay, Thompson compares the stage production of Buero Vallejo's Un soñador para un pueblo to its film adaptation Esquilache. Film has always been an intertextually prom... Read more
627 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Aggor praises Michael Thompson's translation of Buero Vallejo's Un soñador para un pueblo. Any serious project undertaken to advance accessibility to and ... Read more
4,379 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Halsey traces Buero Vallejo's use of music in Lázaro en el laberinto and Música cercana. Aesthetic beauty provides hints about inner meanings that discursi... Read more
6,495 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Ridley presents three representations of the character Leocadia in Buero Vallejo's El sueño de la razón. As the character who holds the key to Francisco de... Read more
823 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following essay, Halsey lauds Barry Jordan's analysis of Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del Doctor Valmy. Jordan's edition [of Buero Vallejo's La doble historia d... Read more
4,014 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Pennington focuses on the character of Mary to show that Buero Vallejo's La doble historia del doctor Valmy indicts patriarchal society in addition to political torture.... Read more
6,317 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses Buero Vallejo's relationship with Franco-era censors by tracing the author's use of José Mariano de Larra in La detonación. Many of... Read more
7,514 words, approx. 26 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses Buero Vallejo's techniques for exposing the human condition in his La Fundación and other plays. From En la ardiente oscuridad (1950) to La Funda... Read more
6,133 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following essay, Halsey analyzes how Buero Vallejo portrays Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy in his plays written in the 1970s and 1980s. Ricardo Doménech has dem... Read more
4,845 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Pennington analyzes Buero Vallejo's use of art and music in Diálogo secreto, and asserts, “The art and music interpolated into the imagery of the drama bet... Read more
4,662 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Gabriele discusses the themes of life and death in Buero Vallejo's En la ardiente oscuridad. Out of the very love one bears to life one should wish death to be free, del... Read more
689 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Compitello praises the English versions of Buero Vallejo's Las meninas and Hoy es fiesta. As Hispanists we tend to take for granted Antonio Buero Vallejo's right... Read more
5,652 words, approx. 19 pages
In the following essay, Halsey discusses four of Buero Vallejo's plays from the late 1970s and 1980s, asserting their prominence as tragedies of personal and social impasse. Paramount in Buero&... Read more